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Sustainable Spray-On Clothing Technology Turns Into Fabric Instantly

Sustainable Spray-On Clothing Technology Turns Into Fabric Instantly
Advertisement Over the past few years, spray-on body paint that looks like clothing has gotten popular. It’s even starting to show up in television ads and other marketing endeavors. This is the first time though that I’ve seen actual spray-on clothing. This technology, called Fabrican, is based on 15 years of research by fashion designer Manel Torres and particle engineer Paul Luckham. When I think about using spray-on clothing in daily life, the roadblock that I hit in my mind is that we wouldn’t be able to spray our own clothing on our bodies. I wonder if in a few decades from now we’ll all either 3D print our clothes or make them in some other unusual way like this. Spray-On Clothing Technology Creates Non-Woven Fabric (Click Images To Enlarge) (Video Is Slightly NSFW) Via: [Design Rulz] [Designboom]

33 Insanely Clever Products That Came Out In 2014 Knit a Working Circuit Forget about circuit boards and start thinking about circuit stitches with this illuminating tutorial by electronic art professor Jesse Seay on how to knit your own circuitry. …I developed a method to “print” circuit boards on my knitting machine, with materials that are inexpensive, easily available, and solderable. The method works with both traditional electronic components and with e-textile components. And while I use a knitting machine for rapid production, the materials should work fine for hand knitters. As Seay explains in the introduction, this tutorial assumes that you already know how to knit and shows you how to integrate wiring into your knitting by design a knitting pattern that will allow you to make connections between electronic components, just like an ordinary circuit board. Once you get the hang of it, it’s fun to turn “traditional” circuit designs into knitted circuit designs.[...] Related

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BoF Exclusive | Apple Watch To Make Editorial Debut in Vogue China - BoF - The Business of Fashion BEIJING, China — Apple’s relationship with fashion has grown from a casual flirtation to a full-blown love affair. BoF can reveal that the Apple Watch is set to make its editorial debut on the cover of Vogue China’s November issue, out this Monday, featuring Liu Wen. A spread from Vogue China’s November issue | Source: Vogue China It’s the latest in a series of activities that puts fashion at the focus of Apple’s communication strategy. On September 9th, in the middle of New York Fashion Week, the Silicon Valley-based company invited a cadre of fashion editors and bloggers to the unveiling of the Apple Watch, held at its the headquarters in Cupertino, California. Then, during Paris Fashion Week, Apple successfully squeezed itself into a hectic show schedule, staging an exclusive showcase of the new Apple Watch at Colette before attendees including Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld. Apple Watch by David Sims and Karl Templer | Source: Courtesy Apple - pen printer Fashion meets the future as garments go hi-tech Social media users curate the runway at Fyodor Golan's London Fashion Week show An interactive garment created by Nokia Lumias became the world's first interactive smart skirt Celebrities including Alexa Chung and Pixie Geldof whip out their smartphones on the front row at London Fashion Week Apple launched its smart watch in September, allowing users to call and message friends with a click on the device Ralph Lauren's biometric shirt tracks your body's data before sending it to your smartphone Google Glass is often credited as the trailblazer of wearable tech, and the product has since been adopted by designer Diane von Furstenberg Jawbone Up tracks weight and fitness through its wristband and smartphone app, helping to integrate health management into your daily routine Fitbit has proved to be one of the most popular wearable creations, helping to fuse the gap between fashion and technology. Futuristic fashion "We have become better online than in stores.

30 Touch Screen Table Designs - From Touchscreen Dining to Futuristic Classro... By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: Mar 7, 2014 These hi-tech touch screen table designs may be similar in their appearances, but they are incredibly versatile in their uses. The tables are optimized for classrooms, business meetings, drafting and dining, proving that they are well-rounded and suitable for both work and play. When it comes to restaurants, some establishments are really pushing to be the frontrunners when it comes to this kind of technology. Pizza Hut recently developed a concept for a table that would let its patrons completely customize the toppings on their pizzas, making the experience very visual, fun and interactive. Touch screen tables are a bit on the pricey side, but there are also a number of tables that are designed to hold iPads or tablets, which makes them much more affordable and realistic for use by the average homeowner.

5 Technology Trends Transforming the Fashion Industry - Fashion GPSFashion GPS By Anish Singh, CTO, Fashion GPS The innovations taking place at the intersection of fashion and technology are profoundly amazing and transformative. In many respects, the fashion industry today bears little resemblance to that of a decade ago—and will change even more in the decade ahead. Legendary businessman Peter Drucker famously said, ”Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.” He’s right, which is why I’m not going to try to predict the future here. I am, however, going to energize your imagination with five trends that will help create that unpredictable future—trends that are taking shape right now, that Fashion GPS is tracking closely, and with which all of us in the fashion industry will need to grapple in the years ahead. 1. Or, for another example, imagine fashions that seamlessly and invisibly incorporate biofeedback to support an individual’s health and wellness. 2. 4. 5.

Complete Camera Smartphone Concepts : iphone pro concept Smartphones are becoming widely recognized as great devices for a variety of uses, highly encompassing multimedia concepts and the iPhone Pro Concept by Jinyoung Choi aims to turn the iPhone into a DSLR-savvy smartphone. The design features a 4.5-inch wide screen and has two buttons on the edge of the phone. The camera on the phone is 1.2 megapixels and is built so that one can easily latch a DSLR lens to the phone for furthered quality photographs and video. Including features such as projection, speakers and even a removable disk for ease of storage the iPhone Pro Concept threatens all other smartphone devices to dare and step up their game. This phone if manufactured will turn the already growing handheld film industry into a storming production zone for individual filmmakers.